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Neumann Mics KMS 105
Neumann is world renowned for their legacy of fantastic studio microphones, but with the elegant KMS-105 they are making their uncompromising standards available in an affordable high quality hand held microphone.
The exquisite design includes an elastic shock mounted supercardioid capsule with three metal basket layers providing a robust method of getting rid of those frustrating plosives. Not only is it a luxurious looking mic, but it’s also very lightweight making it a pleasure to use in a live performance.
When compared to other handheld vocal microphones, the KMS 105 offers a superior resolution of the voice, with extended frequency response and accurate transient detail. Sibilance problems common to other handheld condenser mics are eliminated. No foam is used in the basket, thus eliminating any “”clouding”” or “”muffling”” of the sound.
The K 105 capsule was developed from the K 50, found in the KMS 150, KM 150 and KM 185 microphones. The K 105 features a supercardioid pattern, achieved by specially modifying the response of the K 50 pressure gradient transducer.
The frequency response characteristic is developed in the acoustic realm, allowing for accurate representation of transient details found in music and speech, and thus transmitting a very “”open”” and detailed capture of the human voice.
Due to the tight supercardioid polar pattern and the coloration-free off axis response, a very high level of gain before feedback is achieved. This polar pattern offers the highest degree of isolation while still allowing for a generous “”sweet spot”” in front of the microphone.
- .66 lbs